Romneya coulteri

Matilija Poppy, California Tree Poppy

These summer-flowering, woody perennials and deciduous subshrubs need a sunny, sheltered location and deep well-drained soil. They are difficult to establish, but once established spread rapidly. Frost hardy. Difficult to transplant, except root suckers.
Romneya coulteri, Matilija Poppy, California Tree Poppy
The fragrant blooms of the 'Queen of the California Wildflowers' can be 9 inches wide. Its crepe-like white petals and yellow center give it the look of a large fried egg. Competitive with less vigorous plants.

Attributes - Romneya coulteri

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 7 ft. to 9 ft.

Width: 6 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

 
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